U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-437

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Apr 1943St. Nazaire30 Apr 1943St. Nazaire5 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hermann Lamby

Oblt. Heinz Wolff

Ltn. Hubert Jeschke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-437

We have daily positions for all 5 days on this patrol.

Departure from St. Nazaire on 26 Apr 1943.
27 Apr 1943 - 28 Apr 1943 - 29 Apr 1943 -
Arrival at St. Nazaire on 30 Apr 1943.

Ships hit by U-437 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-437 during this patrol

29 Apr 1943
00.30 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: a British Wellington bomber (RAF Sqdn 172/H), piloted by Peter H. Stembridge dropped six bombs on U-437 in a Leigh Light attack. The boat was heavily damaged and requested immediate help, and was assisted to base by U-455. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 276)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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